Best Family Bike Tours in Europe

Cycling through Europe offers a unique opportunity to traverse beautiful landscapes, ride through historic towns and explore new cultures while traveling under your own power. Whether you're exploring sunny Mediterranean coastlines, biking through picturesque wine countries, conquering mountain passes or enjoying it all from a river cruise ship, there's something for every family to enjoy.

There’s a lot that makes our family bike tours in Europe truly special: scenic routes, family-friendly accommodations, once-in-a-lifetime cultural encounters and unforgettable adventures. Experience family travel the Backroads way!  

Browse our many family bike tours in Europe today to see which one is right for you and your crew. To help you decide, we thought we’d share some of our favorites:

Tuscany, Italy

Two women cycling by a vineyard at sunset

Cycle, eat and drink your way through Italy’s iconic landscapes! Our Tuscany Family Bike Tour was one of our first bike tours with for families. Bruschetta, handmade pasta and Chianti Classico (for the adults, of course) will keep you fueled all week long. Make sure to taste some gelato for dessert too.

Already been to Tuscany? What about the Dolomites or Puglia? Explore all of our Family Bike Tours in Italy

Netherlands & Belgium


Starting in Amsterdam and ending in Ghent, our Netherlands & Belgium Family Bike Tour is one-of-a-kind. Cycle past sleepy canals, windmills and farmhouses and wind your way through medieval cities. Enjoy famous Belgian chocolate and waffles! Don’t forget to try out some world-renowned Dutch cheese as well. 

Switzerland, France, Germany & the Netherlands


Four countries in one vacation? You’ve got that right. On our Rhine River Cruise Bike Tour pedal your way through Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Spend your time off enjoying the views of castles and fortresses on the Rhine Gorge from the comfort of an AmaWaterways ship. Get the full active luxury travel experience on our family river cruise!

Germany & the Czech Republic 

Two bikers riding on a dirt road

Experience Germany and the Czech Republic by bike on our Berlin to Prague Bike Tour! Begin in Berlin and explore its complex history, diverse culture and a portion of the Berlin Wall. Discover the Potsdam World Heritage Site and the Spreewald Biosphere Reserve. Travel through the rolling Czech countryside, sip Elbe Valley Rieslings and fuel up with local sausages.

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